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Rent an RV in Lisbon

Experience the joy of the Portuguese capital when you rent a camper van in Lisbon. Spend time in the City’s historic neighborhoods and visit castles, monasteries, and palaces, while filling up on pastéis de Nata and local seafood. Venture out of Lisbon to colorful Sintra with its jewel-colored buildings, or travel to the wild Atlantic coast to catch some waves. Portugal is a dream camper destination, especially for foodies and surfers, and renting a camper van in Lisbon is a great way to start your next adventure.

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Starting at $79 / night

Where can I pick up my RV rental in Lisbon?

You can reach the roadsurfer station in Lisbon by taking a train to Alverca. From here, it’s a short Uber ride or a 30-40 minute walk. If you’re arriving at the airport or from the center of Lisbon, it’s best to get an Uber.

Lisbon

Lisbon

Address

Estr. Arruda 39a
2615-046 Alverca do Ribatejo
Vila Franca de Xira
Portugal

Getting to the station

From Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS): The most convenient way to reach the roadsurfer station is by taxi or Uber.

From Lisbon City Centre: From the city centre, take the train to “Alverca”. From here, the easiest way to reach the roadsurfer station is by taxi or Uber. Alternatively, you can take a taxi or Uber directly from the city centre to us.

Parking information

Free on-street parking is available outside the roadsurfer station.

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Explore Lisbon RV Rentals

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  • 4

Surfer Suite Class B RV | VW T6.1 California Ocean

  • 150 hp diesel engine
  • Integrated kitchen
  • Outdoor shower (cold water)
  • Automatic pop-up roof
  • Rear parking sensors with camera
  • Cruise and distance control ACC, GPS
  • 4
  • 2

Couple Cottage Class B RV | Sprinter

  • 130 hp diesel engine
  • Large kitchen area
  • Indoor shower/wet bath (hot water)
  • Toilet
  • Without pop-up roof
  • Parking assistance & tempomat
  • 4
  • 4

Road House Class B RV | Sprinter

  • 140 hp diesel engine
  • Large kitchen area
  • Indoor shower/wet bath (hot water)
  • Toilet
  • Manual pop-up roof
  • Rear parking sensors with camera, cruise control, etc.

Your roadsurfer Benefits



Brand new, fully equipped camper vans & RVs


Unlimited mileage & free 2nd driver


Rebook or cancel with the Flex option up to 48 hours before departure


Camping equipment & kitchen utensils included


Roadside assistance


Rent a roadsurfer Camper Van in Lisbon

Rent a camper van in Lisbon and drive to the ancient city of Sintra just 30 minutes away, or head to the beachy village of Cascais, home to some of Portugal’s finest restaurants in under 45 minutes. For those looking to catch some steady waves for all surfer levels, the surfer’s paradise town of Peniche is an hour and a half north of Lisbon, or travel further up to the world-famous waves of Nazaré, which is a 3-hour drive. Whatever your destination, there are plenty of palaces, castles, and charming beach towns to discover along the way in your roadsurfer camper van rental! Here are a few additional tips including where to find gas and stock up on essentials.


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Camper vans & RVs with ready-to-go camping gear

Our roadsurfer camper vans and motorhomes are equipped with everything you may need or want on your Lisbon road trip. Enjoy a seamless driving experience with built-in navigation, relax and unwind on a big and comfortable bed, and make use of a fully stocked kitchen box that includes a pot and pan, tableware, glasses, utensils, mugs, and a French press for your coffee, allowing you to prepare your favorite meals. Additionally, we provide an outdoor table and camping chairs so you can enjoy your time outside. The only thing you need to bring is a comforter or sleeping bag and your sense of adventure. You can also reserve a comforter when you book your camper van rental from Lisbon, along with many other items that you can find on our equipment list.

Best time of year to visit Lisbon

The best time to rent a camper van in Lisbon is March to May and September to October, when the weather is beautiful and it’s generally less crowded. Of course, with 300 days of sunshine each year, and the right clothing, you can visit Lisbon throughout the year, especially during the winter off-season (if you don’t mind the quieter vibe). Plus, campgrounds, restaurants, and tourist attractions are cheaper during the off-season. Film festivals take place during September and October, and there is always a street event whatever the season. June 13th is the day of St Anthony, Lisbon’s patron saint, and a day celebrated throughout the city.

Ready to hit the road and learn to surf? We recommend the SAL surf school at Carcavelos beach which is a 35 minute drive from our roadsurfer station. They also offer stand up paddling classes as well as surf and paddle board rentals.

Filling and emptying water tanks in Lisbon

When you rent a camper van in Lisbon, you’ll need to fill it up with fresh water at the beginning of your trip and empty the grey water at the end. Intermarché grocery stores often have RV services which are perfect for this, or you can do it at your campground. The closest Intermarché to the station are:

  • Edifício Intermarché, R. Dom Afonso de Albuquerque, 2690-340 Santa Iria de Azoia
  • Intermarché in Carregado, 2580-491 Carregado

You can also fill up your water tanks at the Repsol Alverca at à Repsol: En 10-Km 128 N, 2615-141 Alverca do Ribatejo, Portugal. Please note that this location is only for filling up, and emptying grey water is not possible here.

Gas stations near our Lisbon station

Before you return your roadsurfer camper van, you can refill with diesel and AdBlue at one of these convenient gas stations near our location here:

  • Estação de Serviço Repsol, P ABAST-EN 10 KM 127,5, 2615-000 Alverca do Ribatejo
    (AdBlue is available at the truck gas pump)

Please note: The AdBlue service station information provided is for guidance only and is provided without warranty of any kind; customers are advised to check the information for accuracy on their own responsibility, as roadsurfer assumes no liability for the accuracy or timeliness of the information.

Parking in Lisbon

Known as the city of the 7 hills, the streets of Lisbon are relatively steep and narrow (as well as very busy with cars and pedestrians). We highly recommend parking your roadsurfer camper van rental in the secure parking lot near the port in Rua da Cintra where you can also stay overnight. Parking costs €6 for 24 hours.

Paying tolls in Portugal

Highways in Portugal are toll roads. They are either equipped with booths to pay on-site or are electronic toll roads.

Payment on-site: You can pay the toll conventionally at the exit of most roads. Please pay attention to the signs marked with a “V” (Via Verde) on green background, as those are reserved for people with transponders, and you should not drive on these roads if you don’t have one.

Electronic toll roads: Our camper vans with Portuguese plates are already registered on the electronic toll system. You can check your outstanding payments on this website by inputting the number plate. Please keep in mind that it can take up to 48 hours until it appears in the system. Alternatively, payments can be made at post offices and shops marked with “Payshop” flags.

If you are driving from outside of Portugal, it’s important to register the vehicle on the Easytoll system. As soon as you enter Portugal, you will pass through a toll booth. There is an entrance for non-Portuguese vehicles on the side where you will receive a receipt with an identification number and your plate number. When you drive through electronic toll roads, your plate will be scanned. From then onwards, the process is the same as for the Portuguese number plates mentioned above. Alternatively, you can register digitally with Easytoll before you enter the country.

The time you are allowed to spend on toll roads is limited and spending the night at a rest stop is not advisable. There are also free roads, marked with an “EN” but the traveling time might be double if you choose them.

Last-minute essentials in Lisbon

When you rent a roadsurfer camper van in Lisbon, you may want to stock up before you hit the road. Here are the best grocery stores, pharmacies, and shopping center recommendations:

  • Continente (supermarket): Rua António Ferreira do Carmo 10, Km,Estrada Nacional N10, 2615-382 Alverca do Ribatejo.
  • Aldi: Casal de Arrebanquia de Cima, 2615-277 Alverca do Ribatejo.
  • Pharmacy: Farmácia Nova Alverca, da Silva 3, R. José António Veríssimo Silva, 2615-107 Alverca do Ribatejo.
  • Colombo shopping centre: Av. Lusíada, 1500-392 (a 30-minute drive into Lisbon).

Coffee shops near our Lisbon station

If you’re looking for a café to fuel up before hitting the road in your camper van rental in Lisbon, try Café Pastelaria O Repuxo (Largo Fonte, Lt2a Lj.dta Sobralinho Lisboa, 2615-704 Sobralinho). It’s a 5-minute drive from the roadsurfer station.

Campgrounds near Lisbon

Book a unique camping experience with your camper van rental using roadsurfer spots. From surf camps to private sites in the middle of National Parks, you can find overnight accommodation suited to your road trip needs thanks to the handy search filter. Or use the route planner function to plan your road trip. We know that plans can change last minute, so it’s good to know that there is always the possibility to find and book a night spontaneously on the road.


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